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Site upgrade on 2013-05-01

The PHP-GTK community site was upgraded from Drupal 5 at long last, after it got hacked with minimal damage in April. That long overdue upgrade was an occasion to update both Drupal core and contrib code and the site custom code to more recent versions and higher quality/security levels. It is always humbling to revisit one's code 5 years later and see how what seemed like a good idea one day may appear like something one would never have written, in retrospect.

Damage and recovery

New repository for PHP-GTK

Although the main PHP-GTK site at http://gtk.php.net/ does not (yet ?) make mention of it, development of PHP-GTK is still active, but is using a more recent infrastructure, having moved to Github like many other projects.

Undocumented php-gtk methods.. Fortunately help can be found!

Hello,

We all run in php-gtk site to seek documentation for different methods or classes but often there is no helpful description there. Also the try and error approach is not always what you want if you are in a hurry.

Fortunately you can use other web sites that refer to gtk for other languages in order to get help.

pewpew - PHP's Embedded Webserver

screenshot for pewpew This is a tiny tool that allows you to launch the built in PHP 5.4 HTTP test server with a few clicks. It allows you to select which PHP binary you want to use (in case you have multiple on your system) and the document root of the test server.

Explore Cairo your self without a manual or tutorial

There are some very good tutorials for doing some basic or a bit more advanced things in php gtk cairo. However it is logical that they do not cover everything.

But luckily one can go further in using cairo by him self, I provide a single and very simple example script that allows you to discover all by your self things like:

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